Ashta Custard
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This eggless custard, made with a smooth cream, makes for a really rich dessert.
Servings: 4 cups
  • 24mg sodium
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 3 TB. sugar
  • 5 pieces white bread, crust removed
  • 3 TB. cornstarch
  • [1/2] cup water
  • 2 TB. orange blossom water
  • 2 TB. rose water
  1. In a 2-quart pot over medium-low heat, combine whole milk, half-and-half, and sugar.
  2. Cut white bread into small pieces, add to the pot, and whisk vigorously for about 1 minute. Continue whisking for about 5 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in water. Whisk cornstarch mixture into custard.
  4. Stir orange blossom water and rose water into custard, and whisk for about 3 minutes. Custard should be very thick now.
  5. Transfer custard to a bowl, and set on the countertop to cool for 1 hour.
  6. Stir custard, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
Tasty Tip
This custard is great for any recipe that calls for a custard filling. You can swap out the orange blossom water and rose water with the flavoring of your choice to suit the recipe you want to use it for.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 tablespoons Calories: 32 Fat: 1g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 4g Sodium: 24mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 1g Cholesterol: 5mg
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